Mass Transit Ale | Bristol Brewing Company

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95 Ratings
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Mass Transit AleMass Transit Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bristol Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
bristolbrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
"Based on the amber style, Mass Transit is a flavorful ale that goes down effortlessly. Crystal, Carapils, Victory and Vienna specialty malts give this ale its rich auburn color and mellow taste."

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-04-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
95
Reviews:
40
Avg:
3.2
pDev:
15%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
13
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 95 |  Reviews: 40
Photo of GRG1313
2.53/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Light to Medium yellow with an amazingly fast fading head. Head goes to nothing and looks like your drinking yellow water. Very clear, however. No discernable smell and a weak non distinct flavor profile - having nothing to do with an amber or red ale. Not worth a return visit for me.

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Photo of milehighhop
2.37/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Cloudy bronze color, not much head
Bland, very little flavor
Not good, don't waste your time

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Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.26/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of maniaczak
3.74/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Teafirst
3.04/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of nathanmiller
3.9/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of infinitebruner
3.63/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

January 17, 2015

Draft, taster

A – Medium amber with slightly off-white foam. Very clear.

S – Definitely caramel, some light toffee, and baked bread crust. Some fruity esters, apples and light pear. Hops are lightly fruity, slightly medicinal.

T – Slight caramel, light bread crust, some spicy hop flavor and moderate bitterness. Lightly fruity.

M – Moderate carbonation and leans more toward bitterness. Bitter and mildly carbonic. Moderately dry.

O – Malt base is nice but the hop balance seems a bit off.

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Photo of sirhc3034
3.14/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TheOldMachines
3.78/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gchl_arrm
3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

Photo of EnojysAnyBeer
3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of Darhawk
3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of Mullins83
3.87/5  rDev +20.9%

Photo of thereal_adam
3/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of andrew_blesener
3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of Carl_R
3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of Mild_Bill
4/5  rDev +25%

Photo of beernads
2.5/5  rDev -21.9%

Photo of R_J_FearNoBeer
3/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of wroberts42
3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of afsdan
3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of tylerstravis
3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of OKCNittany
3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

Photo of LXIXME
3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of OregonGrown7
3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

Mass Transit Ale from Bristol Brewing Company
3.2 out of 5 based on 95 ratings.
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